How to Open Local Users and Groups MMC Snap-in on Windows 11 or 10?

Local Users and Groups is a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in that allows you to manage user accounts or groups, for example, create/delete user accounts, reset user passwords, etc. It is used to manage local user accounts and groups on your computer. Without this tool, you cannot add, delete, or modify local user accounts or groups.

Like most Windows 10/11 users, you have upgraded to Windows 10/11 Home and noticed that the Local User and Group Management (lusrmgr. MSc) option is missing from the Administrative Tools menu. Local User and Group Management is a shell application for Windows system management applications. It also allows you to manage local and remote computers and access system administrator tools.

However, local user and group management is not available in the Windows Home edition of the operating system. However, they are not visible to a normal user, are logged in the background, and are mainly used to structure authorizations.

This risewindows post will show three ways to run the Local Users and Groups MMC Snap-in in Windows 10/11. These are the following:-

  1. Open Local Users and Groups Snap-in using Computer Management.
  2. Open Local Users and Groups Snap-in via Run or Command Prompt.
  3. Open Local Users and Groups Snap-in in User Accounts.

How to Open Local Users and Groups MMC Snap-in in Windows 11 or 10?

Step 1. First, click the Start button/menu and type This PC.

Step 2. Now, right-click on This PC and select the Manage option.

Step 3. Then, the Computer Management window opens.

Step 4. After that, expand System Tools in the left console tree, and you can access Local Users and Groups MMC snap-in.

How to open Local Users and Groups Snap-in via Run or Command Prompt?

First, press the Windows + R key to open the Run dialog box. Then, type lusrmgr.msc in the Run box and press Enter from the keyboard to open the Local Users and Groups window.

Or, open the Command Prompt window.

After that, click the Start button and type CMD; click on the Command Prompt from the available results to open the Command Prompt window. So, type lusrmgr.msc on the prompt and press Enter from the keyboard to open the Lusrmgr (Local Users and Groups) window.

How do open Local Users and Groups Snap-in in User Accounts?

Step 1. First, press the Windows + R keys to open the Run dialog box.

Step 2. Now, type the following command and hit Enter from the keyboard:-

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Step 3. After that, the user Accounts dialog box opens up. Switch to the Advanced tab and then click the Advanced button. Now, you can access the Local Users and Groups snap-in.

After completing the above steps, you should access Local Users and Groups MMC Snap-in in Windows 11/10.

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